This is VERY exhausting since our bodies are fighting themselves everyday. It can go from mild to severe with very little to no notice at all. Regular monitoring is crucial. Medicine has come a LONG way & it's great to know that although just 20 years ago ONLY 40% of people where expected to live more than 3 years past diagnosis, that percentage now can be MUCH higher. There is currently no cure, but research goes on & God willing we get closer to a day when we can say, "I USED to have…
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well, guess I must be one of the lucky ones then.. I survived so much of this disease, must be true what my Grand Mother told me, *only the good die young, I will be here a long time*.. so much to live for, thank goodness for an aware docter and decent pain relife... #Lupus #Warrior ~PinDiv@~